Nicola McLean has accused David Van Day of sexual misconduct after he groped her bum and tried to kiss her while doing 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!' in 2008.

Nicola McLean

Nicola McLean

The 36-year-old former glamour model has claimed she felt "uncomfortable" when the Dollar singer, 60, inappropriately touched her body live on television while they were filming a car wash challenge for the creepy-crawly show nine years ago.

Speaking to The Sun Online, she said: "I was washing a car but he thought it was appropriate to spank my bum and try to kiss me.

"His behaviour was very strange and made me feel so uncomfortable - I'd gone from arguing non-stop with this man who was old enough to be my father - to have his hands on my body when I was wearing my bikini. It was very sexually inappropriate. He even said 'I'm a hot blooded male and I can see two things I like'."

Although it was caught on camera for the nation to see, the busty blonde didn't kick up about David's behaviour at the time because she didn't want to be branded a drama queen and she was worried it would ruin her future jobs.

But, on reflection, she thinks he should've been kicked out of the jungle for his actions.

She explained: "I felt like I couldn't say anything because if I'd said I felt vulnerable and didn't like it, people would have thought I was being dramatic but would you like to go to work and have an old man put his hands on you? It was wrong and he should have been kicked out... If David Van Day had done what he did to me to someone who wasn't a glamour model, there would have been uproar. I think there was an element of 'oh she gets her boobs out for a living so I can do what I want.'

"The bosses called me in straight away and asked me about it. They did ask me if I felt David should be removed... I was grateful they could see I was uncomfortable and made sure I was OK.

"I was only 26 and I thought I'd just put up with it. I wouldn't do that now though... I was worried about work and whether people would hire me again - I didn't want to cause a fuss - but really I should have thought 'f**k it, I don't care if I never work in TV again - I shouldn't let a man twice my age act inappropriate with me'."

Nicola was engaged to her now-husband Tom Williams, with whom she has two sons Rocky and Striker, at the time and has admitted she was appalled when the singer suggested that they became the new "Katie and Peter" - a reference to Katie Price and Peter Andre, who met and fell in love on the show in 2004.

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